12 DAYS SOURCE OF GANGES TREKKING TOUR IN UTTARAKHAND

The Source of the Ganges trekking tour is one of the most glamorous and moderate grading route situated at 4000metres in Uttarakhand. The Ganges is considered the most sacred river in Hindu. The legend is that the Goddess Ganga descended on Earth from heaven at Gangotri and so the Gangotri is considered as a Source of Ganges. The actual source of the Ganges is about 18 km from Gangotri at the Gomukh, also known as "Gaumukh" or "Gomukhi", is the terminus or pout of the Gangotri Glacier and the source of the Bhagirathi River. The source of Ganges trek offers a fantastic view from Gangotri onward like Sudarshan Parbat (6507m), Bhagirathi group of peaks I, II, III with the height of 6856,6512,6454, Mt. Shivling"- the symbol of Lord Shiva. (6543meters) One of the most beautiful and enticing peaks in Indian Himalayas, Meru (6660 meters), Bhagirathi Group of peaks and many other beautiful mountains.

Region: Garhwal Himalaya
Grade: Moderate
Duration: 11 Nights & 12 Days.
Best time: April May, June & September, October and November.

Highlights:
Aarti ceremony in Rishikesh & Haridwar
Temples of Gangotri
Gaumukh – source of the Ganges
Tapovan –The Abode of Lord Shiva